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From:Fuad Abdallah Date:March 23 1999 4:33pm
Subject:Progress monitor and outer join sytax
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waiting for a query that may take days i wonder if it would be a good idea
to extend the "mysaladmin pro" output by something like "percent done" or
similar things.

A second point is the syntax for outer joins. 
Although it is of course not a problem to use the mysql syntax i consider
the oracle style syntax using "(+)" to denote tables that will be outer
parts of the join much easier to write and to read - perhaps including
this as an alternative syntax would not be too much work but (at least in
my case ;) a big help.

best Regards,

Fuad Abdallah
Max-Planck-Institut fuer Zuechtungsforschung / ZWDV
Tel.: 0221/5062-739 / Priv: 0170/4816941

Progress monitor and outer join sytaxFuad Abdallah23 Mar
  • Progress monitor and outer join sytaxMichael Widenius24 Mar